The Mergers & Acquisitions Review, Sixteenth Edition – Canada
Market participants face a wide range of opportunities and challenges in the evolving Canadian M&A landscape, including global economic and geopolitical uncertainty, which are expected to have a continued impact moving forward.
To help you navigate the changing market, the latest edition of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review – Canada chapter provides a holistic look at the legal and regulatory frameworks governing M&A transactions and trends that can affect business in the year ahead. Authored by McCarthy Tétrault M&A and business law practitioners, the publication provides an overview of 2021 and 2022 M&A activity, including active sectors, notable transactions, and hot industries that are driving movement.
Topics covered in the chapter include the following:
- a general introduction to the legal framework for M&A in Canada, including information on alternative transaction structures, target board considerations, defensive measures, and financing
- foreign involvement in M&A transactions, review thresholds, and the national security review regime
- competition law, including the types of transactions that require pre-merger notification under Canada’s Competition Act
- an outlook for the future